Notre Dame Academy Girls’ High School in West Los Angeles is seeking a passionate dance teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success teaching high school and a love of developing students in the arts, plus professional dance experience.
Notre Dame Academy seeks a creative, organized, and experienced dance teacher who can work independently and collaboratively within the Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) department. The position includes teaching three dance classes, participating in and helping to produce Fine Arts Night—a highly collaborative VPA performance and arts exhibition—and producing the Spring Dance Concert. The dance teacher should also collaborate with the drama department to choreograph the spring musical.
Work within the 21st century learning environment of Notre Dame Academy by planning, guiding, and evaluating the learning process of students within the framework of the school’s philosophy, organization, curriculum, and design thinking.
The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s or master’s degree in dance, successful high school teaching experience, and professional dance experience. This individual must be innovative, dynamic, energetic, organized, flexible, and hard working, and he or she must embody a growth mindset. We seek faculty members who are intellectually curious, willing to grow professionally, student focused, dedicated to lifelong learning, and able to effectively collaborate with faculty, students, and parents to enhance our learning community.
We are a private, all-girls, Catholic high school founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1949. Devoted to educating young women to make a difference, Notre Dame Academy nurtures the development of the whole person by recognizing the dignity, uniqueness, and potential of each student. We challenge our graduates to be women of faith, academic excellence, vision, leadership, service, and compassion. In support of the educational principles of the Sisters of Notre Dame, we aim for all of our faculty, staff, and administrators to be learners, experts, and community builders. We are committed to providing a diverse and equitable learning environment and workplace for all students and employees who are Black, indigenous, and people of color. Learn more about our community at academy.ndasla.org.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing your background and passion for supporting students in a culture of learning dance while developing their passion for investigating the world through the creative method. Write “Dance Teacher” in the subject line of your email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Experience teaching dance to high school students
• Experienced dance performer
• Background choreographing for musical theater
• Bachelor’s degree in dance or related field, Master’s desired
• Committed to Catholic education
• Commitment to an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment
• California teaching credential preferred
Notre Dame Academy Girls’ High School (West LA) (Los Angeles)
2851 Overland Ave
Los Angeles, CA email@example.com